How to : Install Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu

This tutorial will show you how to install new version of Firefox – Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu . To install , either you can upgrade or can do a fresh install .

Before installing Firefox 8.0, Lets see what’s new in it :

  • Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default
  • Added Twitter to the search bar for select locales. Additional locale support will be added in the future
  • Added a preference to load tabs on demand, improving start-up time when windows are restored
  • Improved performance and memory handling when using
  • Added CORS support for cross-domain textures in WebGL
  • Added support for HTML5 context menus 

How to Install : 
Open the terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T and run the following commands : 
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox

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